The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
139 83 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.33% 19.53% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 50
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Office Communications Server
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